Medication Symptom Management

Symptoms Related to Medications Recommendations for Management
Peripheral neuropathy (associated with treatment using oxaliplatin)
  • ‹This is a common symptom
  • ‹‹This symptom may improve with time away from chemotherapy
  • ‹‹If affecting quality of life, try Lyrica / Gabapentin for neuropathic symptoms
“Chemo-brain” including difficulty with short-term memory and the ability to concentrate
  • ‹This symptom is also commonly reported and usually improves with time
  • ‹‹Reassure the patient